AOC News

New AOC website goes live

30 November 2005
Australian Team Supporters enjoying the competition at Athens 2004.

The Australian Olympic Committee has developed a new and improved www.olympics.com.au designed to “expose visitors to the day to day operations of the organisation”...

Swimmer Giaan Rooney, an example from the Victorian Institute of Sport

The Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) will play a key role in Australia’s quest for success at Beijing 2008...

Congratulations to NSW snowboarders Andrew Burton, Holly Crawford and Torah Bright who have all met the performance requirements of the AOC Selection...

1960 rowers (l to r) Berry Durstan, John Rosser, Terry Scook, Max Gamble & Max Cunningham at the OCWA 2005 Christmas Luncheon

It was nine years ago when Olympic hockey legend, Eric Pearce (1956, 60, 64, 68) initiated the marvellous idea of an annual Christmas Luncheon...

Two Queensland school students were in Austria for the International Pierre de Coubertin Youth Forum. Jessica Faulkner talks about her experience at the Forum...

In the past three months the Queensland Olympic Council’s ‘Reduction in Childhood Obesity Program’ has progressed significantly...

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, has congratulated the ACT Academy of Sport (ACTAS) on its appointment as an official Olympic Training Centre...

Two young rowers from the WA Institute of Sport Ben Cureton and Glen Loftus

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee John Coates today heaped praise on the WAIS for the major role ...

Australian hockey player Matt Wells is an athlete from the Tasmanian Institute of Sport

The Tasmanian Institute of Sport will play a key role in the preparation of the Australian Olympic Team for Beijing 2008...

QOC Education Initiatives

23 October 2005

The Pierre de Coubertin Awards is a major programme of the Olympic 2000 Schools Strategy...